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Nick Sandmann and Nathan Phillips in Covington Catholic High School confrontation (ka_ya11 / Instagram / Screenshot)

Report: Congress Launches Investigation into Original Covington Hate Hoax Tweet

The House Intelligence Committee has reportedly requested information from Twitter related to the original account that tweeted a video of students from Covington Catholic High School causing the hate hoax to go viral. The account was suspended by the platform for being “misleading.”

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 10: U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) listens during a news conference on prescription drugs January 10, 2019 at the Capitol in Washington, DC. Congressional Democrats held a news conference to introduce a legislative package 'that would drastically reduce prescription drug prices in the United States.' (Photo …

Rep. Ilhan Omar Spreads Fake News with Attack on Covington Students

Freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) is getting slammed on social media for attacking the Covington Catholic students in a Tuesday night tweet, even after media outlets admitted to misreporting the viral encounter between the students and the Native American elder.

Jack Dorsey

Twitter Still Hasn’t Banned Accounts that Threatened High School Kids

Following Breitbart News’ article on verified Twitter accounts using Jack Dorsey’s platform to encourage violence against conservative high school kids, the company has said it has “taken action” against the tweets that were flagged in Breitbart’s article. But its actions haven’t scratched the surface of real accountability.

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Tesla Partially Rolls Back Supercharger Price Increase

Just one day after announcing an increase in charging prices at Supercharger stations worldwide, Tesla has now stated that the announced price increases are being rolled back after customer backlash.

C-3PO, the annoying robot of Star Wars fame

Hotel Fires Half of ‘Nuisance’ Robot Staff

A Japanese hotel reportedly fired half of its nearly 250 robot staff following various complaints from guests. Henn-na Hotel, which employs various robots from check-in staff to in-room help, reportedly decided to lay off half of its robot employees after